William Eric Bell joined the staff of Our Lady of the Lake University's men's basketball team in 2010 as graduate assistant. He has an Associate of Applied Sciences in Computer Animation from the Art Institute of Houston and a Bachelor of Arts from Thomas Edison State College. His previous coaching experience includes three years as head coach with the MBLP-Austin Chapter; one year as head coach for semi-pro SBL/XBL's R.R. Roughriders/Austin Cyclones; three years as athletic director and head coach for Shoreline Christian School (boys basketball and football); two years as vice president and head coach of AAU CTX Heat junior high and high school boys teams; one year as an assistant coach with Summit Christian Academy; and three years as assistant coach with Huston-Tillotson University (HTU). Bell has accumulated a 76 percent winning percentage and has won several championships. As an assistant at HTU, he coached several NAIA All-Americans and All-Conference players. He also helped multiple players continue their careers in the NBA Development League as well as ABA and other international leagues.
Since coming to OLLU, Bell has been a part of the Saints' success including three Red River Athletic Conference Championships, two NAIA National Tournament Sweet 16 and one Elite 8 appearances. During this time, OLLU has become one of the top basketball programs in the NAIA and holds top rankings in the RRAC in many categories including: scoring, steals, assists, forced turnovers, and offensive rebounds. He has also assisted Saints players become leaders in scoring, assists and steals in the NAIA and RRAC. Several players have been named NAIA All-Americans and All-Conference, some have been able to continue play beyond our borders. Bell has always been a part of winning programs across Texas and helping young men continue their education while playing basketball at a high level. Bell is a native of San Antonio, where he attended L.B. Johnson Elementary School, three miles from OLLU. He later moved to Austin and played varsity basketball at McCallum High School. He played one year in college and one year in SBL/XBL. Bell now lives in Hutto, Texas. He and his wife Kimberley are parents of four children; Kourtney, Gary, Kimani Jewel, and Kingston Jacob.
|1||PJ Escobar||JR||PG||5-7||170||San Antonio, Texas||Central Catholic HS/Concordia-Texas|
|3||Joe Jackson||SR||F||6-6||170||San Antonio, Texas||Holmes HS/Temple Junior College|
|5||Darion Brown||JR||PG||5-7||155||Alexandria, La.||Newman Smith High School|
|10||Moe Jackson||JR||G||5-9||176||Belvidere, Ill.||Belvidere HS/Rock Valley College|
|11||Dav'vin Hill||SR||PG||5-10||175||Victoria, Texas||Memorial HS/Jacksonville JC|
|21||Michael Hagan-Daniel||SR||G||6-3||180||Boulder, Colo.||UIW/Navarro College|
|22||Allen Wilcher||SR||G/F||6-3||190||Gary, Ind.||Lew Wallace HS/Cabrillo College|
|23||Brandell Collins||JR||G||6-2||180||San Angelo, Texas||Lake View HS/Western Texas CC|
|24||Joshua Santos||JR||F||6-8||220||London, England||Cincinnati State|
|25||Kellen Sweetwyne||SR||G||6-3||205||Hayward, Calif.||Hayward HS/Chabot College|
|30||PJ Medrano*||FR||F||6-5||190||San Antonio, Texas||Sandra Day O'Connor High School|
|32||Aaron Sancho*||FR||F||6-5||170||San Antonio, Texas||John Jay High School|
|35||Marko Tutunovic||FR||F||6-4||193||Cacak, Serbia||Medical School|
|0||Travaughn Barber||JR||F||6-9||210||Houston, Texas||Worthing HS/Texas Southern|